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Christmas in the Country

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It's Christmas in the country! New designs this week are cute and crafty -- perfect for adding a country-style touch to holiday apparel and decor.

Homespun holiday squares of candy canes showcase favorite Christmas characters, while country-style trios of angels, snowmen, gingerbread, and more coordinate festively with single designs. Sweatshirts, wall hangings, towels, and more will be fa-la-la fabulous with these heartwarming designs.

Stitch Classic Christmas Greetings onto pillows, table linens, tree skirts, quilts, and lots more for a traditional and elegant holiday embellishment. Warm sentiments inside graceful greenery and filigree will brighten any holiday project!

An old-fashioned lantern is sure to light up holiday decor, and in-the-hoop gift tags feature lots of fun Christmas motifs and greetings. They're perfect for adding a special homemade touch to all your presents!

Scroll down the page to see these festive new designs!

Free project instructions

Deck the halls with adorable and easy upcycled sweater ornaments. Click here for free project instructions!

 


Homespun Christmas

The holidays get a country look with adorable Homespun Christmas designs! Delightful squares made up of candy canes, snowflakes, and holly frame beloved Christmas and winter characters. Pillow shams, wall hangings, tote bags, stockings -- all will be merry and bright with these spirited and crafty designs.

Santa Claus is on his way to spread some Christmas magic, while Mrs. Claus and her cardinal pal wish you and yours the warmest of season's greetings. Stitch onto coordinating pillows for a fabulous holiday home decoration!
     
 
Available in three sizes:
7.77"X7.59" and 5.98"X5.84" and 4.90"X4.80"
  Available in three sizes:
7.75"X7.72" and 5.83"X5.81" and 4.82"X4.80"


A reindeer is looking forward to a merry country Christmas, and a snowman says, "Let It Snow." Striped and checkered scarves give these characters a lot of style, while their smiles are sure to brighten any project.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
7.53"X7.80" and 5.84"X6.05" and 4.78"X4.96"
  Available in three sizes:
7.74"X7.65" and 5.91"X5.84" and 4.85"X4.79"


A bluebird couple is home for the holidays, and a teddy bear reminds us "'Tis the Season." Holiday sweatshirts will be a hit with these charming designs!
     
 
Available in three sizes:
7.75"X7.67" and 5.87"X5.81" and 4.85"X4.80"
  Available in three sizes:
7.77"X7.56" and 5.98"X5.82" and 4.95"X4.81"


Homespun Christmas Design Packs

Create a simply fabulous look with designs from the Homespun Christmas Design Pack! Candy cane, holly, and snowflakes make charming frames for sweet holiday characters. Adorable on pillows, wall hangings, tote bags, towels, and more!
 

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 6 designs, priced at only $9.97! Three sizes are available to suit any project.

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.


The pack is available in 3 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 7.9"x7.9"
**Md - Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 5"x7"



Christmas Trios

Good things come in threes -- three cheers, three wishes, faith, hope, and love -- and charming Christmas Trios carry on that tradition. Angels, snowmen, gingerbread characters, and more are all lined up to add a sweet touch to home decor and apparel. Each element of the trio is also available as a single design, making coordinating a great look on sweatshirts, pillows, wall hangings, and more a snap!

Smiling angels beam with holiday cheer! Stitch onto shirt fronts -- and backs -- for a delightful look.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.41"X5.57" and 7.79"X4.60" and 6.86"X4.05"


Haloes, hearts, and stars make these angels shine. Let them light up your holiday projects on the side areas of shirt fronts, linen napkins, stockings, gift bags, and more! All are excellent landing places for one or more of these darling angels.
         
   
Available in one size:
2.07"X3.38"
  Available in one size:
2.64"X3.86"
  Available in one size:
2.34"X3.37"


A snowman trio enjoys Christmas in the country, as their bluebird friends chirp a merry tune. Each snowman has his own cute look, with hats, scarves, and embellishments a little different for each one. A delightful decoration for sweatshirts, bath towels, seasonal tote bags, and more!
 
Available in three sizes:
9.41"X7.10" and 7.78"X5.87" and 6.46"X4.85"


Let these snowmen melt your heart on stockings, bibs, aprons, T-shirts, and lots more.  
         
   
Available in one size:
1.70"X3.24"
  Available in one size:
2.09"X3.85"
  Available in one size:
1.55"X3.59"


Stitch a happy gingerbread trio onto your next project! Kids will especially love their smiles on PJs, sweatshirts, tote bags, and quilts.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.41"X5.34" and 7.78"X4.41" and 6.86"X3.88"


Gingerbread characters will sweeten all kinds of holiday projects with their happy faces!
         
   
Available in one size:
2.42"X3.88"
  Available in one size:
2.05"X3.80"
  Available in one size:
2.29"X3.69"


A homespun holiday trio of a patchwork stocking, a teddy bear, and a colorful star make a sweet decoration for all kinds of holiday home decor and apparel. Towels, table linens, tree skirts, and more will be very merry with this heartfelt design!
 
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X5.13" and 7.79"X4.24" and 6.86"X3.73"


Add a charming homemade touch to Christmas gifts by stitching any of these crafty holiday designs onto potholders, coasters, T-shirts, and more.
         
   
Available in one size:
1.99"X3.51"
  Available in one size:
2.35"X3.69"
  Available in one size:
2.17"X3.26"


Classic Christmas Greetings

Stitch a bit of nostalgia with Classic Christmas Greetings. Old-fashioned letters spell out warm wishes, while beautiful holiday ribbons, bells, and boughs lend them a delightfully traditional feeling. Lovely on pillow shams, wall hangings, table linens, gift bags, stockings, and lots more.

Wish family and friends a "Merry Christmas" and a "Happy Christmas" with graceful and classic designs. Stunning on white towels, and perfect for gifts!
     
 
Available in four sizes:
7.79"X6.43" and 7.10"X5.85" and 5.87"X4.85" and 3.84"X3.16"
  Available in four sizes:
7.79"X6.43" and 7.10"X5.85" and 5.87"X4.85" and 3.84"X3.16"


"Merry & Bright" and "Season's Greetings" are the holiday sentiments inside flowing filigree and lush holiday decorations. Simple, and very beautiful!
     
 
Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.10" and 6.44"X5.87" and 5.32"X4.87" and 3.86"X3.57"
  Available in three sizes:
7.37"X5.84" and 6.09"X4.85" and 3.86"X3.07"


Spread "Peace on Earth" on pillows, wall hangings, table linens, tree skirts, and more!
 
Available in four sizes:
7.60"X7.80" and 5.86"X6.03" and 4.88"X5.03" and 3.76"X3.86"


Classic Christmas Greetings Design Packs

Get the Classic Christmas Greetings Design Pack and have a whole collection of graceful designs filled with the warmest wishes. Gorgeous on all kinds of holiday projects!
 

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 5 designs, priced at only $8.97! Four sizes are available to suit any project.

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.


The pack is available in 4 sizes:

**XL - Designs smaller than 7.9"x7.9"
**Lg - Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4"x4"



Classic Christmas Lantern

Create a holiday glow with a very special Classic Christmas Lantern design. A slightly old-fashioned lantern is bright with a candle flame, and brings to mind happy holidays of years gone by. Pine boughs, berries, and a pretty ornament complete this gorgeous Christmas centerpiece. Stitch onto pillow shams, wall hangings, holiday banners, and showcase in framed embroidery. It's an instant Christmas classic!
 
Available in three sizes:
7.82"X7.11" and 6.45"X5.88" and 5.38"X4.86"


'Tis the Season Gift Tags (In-the-Hoop)

In-the-hoop 'Tis the Season gift tags are a wonderful way to make holiday presents even more special! Stitched completely in the hoop, these gift tags are just a touch retro in style, and all very charming. They're a fun way to add a little homemade gift to any gift! Click here for free project instructions to make these sweet in-the-hoop gift tags.

"From Santa" and "Merry" gift tags will brighten any present! Just poke a hole through the tag, attach to the gift, and make family members and friends smile.
     
   
Available in one size:
4.97"X2.85"
  Available in one size:
4.98"X3.24"


Santa makes his list and checks it twice, and he always knows who's been naughty or nice! Add a touch of whimsy to presents with lighthearted "Naughty" and "Nice" gift tags.
     
 
Available in one size:
4.90"X2.56"
  Available in one size:
4.93"X2.86"


Add a classic Christmas decoration with elegant "For You" and filigree Christmas tree gift tags.
     
   
Available in one size:
4.98"X3.33"
  Available in one size:
4.77"X4.90"


A graceful heart-shaped gift tag with a pretty poinsettia, and a bright star-shaped tag with a filigree reindeer, make elegant embellishments for gifts -- and home decor decorations. Hang from Christmas trees and even door knobs for a lovely look!  Click here for free in-the-hoop gift tag project instructions.
     
 
Available in one size:
5.00"X4.31"
  Available in one size:
5.03"X4.81"


A graceful snowflake-decorated stocking and a lovely ribbon-wrapped box make thoughtful additions to presents and gift bags!
     
 
Available in one size:
4.08"X4.98"
  Available in one size:
3.33"X4.97"


These classic wreath and "Bright" gift tags are sweetly retro.
     
   
Available in one size:
3.67"X4.90"
  Available in one size:
4.96"X4.35"


'Tis the Season Gift Tags (In-the-Hoop) Design Pack

Purchase the 'Tis the Season Gift Tags (In-the-Hoop) Design Pack, and get a wonderful variety of tags to make holiday gifts even more special! It's a thoughtful yet quick way to add a charming homemade touch to any present. They also make great ornaments.
 

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 12 designs, priced at only $19.97! One size is available to suit any project.

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.


The pack is available in 1 size:

**Designs smaller than 5"x7"


 

Christmas comes but once a year, and it's a wonderful time to showcase your embroidery on creative and thoughtful home decor items, apparel, and gifts. Enjoy perusing a potpourri of Christmas projects in the Stitchers Showcase! From pillows to wall hangings, and purses to baby clothes, you're sure to find something to inspire you as you create your own fabulous projects. See how stitchers just like you have made their holidays merry and bright, and you'll be humming with new ideas!

Want to share pictures of your work? We'd love to see them! Send photos and details about your work to stitch@emblibrary.com.
 
Country Christmas Cushion Mini-Quilt Delight Tasty Holiday Purse
 
Delightfully Detailed Decorations The Telltale Onesie Christmas Treat Napkins
 
Lacy Collage Christmas Card Art Nouveau Christmas Wall Hanging Krafty Kitchen Christmas Towels
 


Want to see more? Click here to see designs released in previous weeks!